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Welcome to Breckinridge County Animal Shelter!

Welcome to Breckinridge County Animal Shelter, where we strive to create a safe and loving environment for animals in need. We are dedicated to rescuing, rehabilitating, and rehoming animals to ensure they find their forever homes. Our passionate team of animal lovers works tirelessly to provide the highest level of care and support to every animal that comes through our doors.

About Us:

At Breckinridge County Animal Shelter, our mission is to make a positive difference in the lives of animals and the people who adopt them. We believe that every animal deserves a second chance and a loving home. With years of experience in animal welfare, we have developed a strong network of volunteers, partners, and supporters who share our vision of creating a compassionate community for all creatures.

Our Services:

We offer a range of services to meet the needs of both animals and prospective pet owners. These include adoption, rehabilitation, volunteer opportunities, and much, much more!

Our Commitment:

At Breckinridge County Animal Shelter, we are committed to the highest standards of animal welfare. We provide a safe and nurturing environment for all animals under our care, prioritizing their physical and emotional well-being. We advocate for responsible pet ownership and work towards reducing the number of homeless animals through spaying/neutering initiatives and educational campaigns.

Join Us:

We invite you to join us in our mission to save and improve the lives of animals. Whether you're looking to adopt, volunteer, donate, or simply spread the word about our work, your support makes a significant impact. Together, we can create a community where every animal is valued, loved, and cherished.

Thank you for visiting Breckinridge County Animal Shelter. We appreciate your support and look forward to connecting with you soon!

Frequently Asked Questions

Have more questions? Contact us today to learn more!

Adoption Success Stories

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Stephany Jo Lynch

"This is Lettie. She was adopted from the Read to a Shelter Pup event. I saw and fell in love with her immediately! She is sweet and took to my aunt right away! She has fit right into our big family!"

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Jessica Stewart

"Meet Bailey! She’s a very energetic baby girl, but she’s the best baby girl ever! She’s always at the door to greet me when I come home, where she covers me with all her kisses."

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April Lohden

"Meet Piper! Piper was adopted from the  Breckinridge County Animal Shelter in June 2021. She is living her best life now and is beyond loved! She has truly completed our family."

Unable to adopt, but still want to help?

There are many ways to help the shelter other than adopting an animal! You can donate directly to our shelter, become a volunteer, foster an animal, sponsor an adoption, donate supplies, and much more. We appreciate your willingness to help these animals in need!


Monday . . . . . . .  12PM - 4PM
Tuesday . . . . . . .  12PM - 4PM
Wednesday . . . . 11AM - 4PM
Thursday . . . . . . . 11AM - 4PM
Friday . . . . . . . . . . 12PM - 4PM
Saturday . . . . . . . . 11AM - 1PM
Sunday . . . . . . . . . . . . CLOSED


498 Glen Nash Lane
Hardinsburg, KY 40143